Re: AIC 7870 driver in 2.0.30

Tomasz Motylewski (
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 21:52:59 +0200 (MET DST)

On Fri, 25 Jul 1997, Sachin Garg wrote:

> Now, I have another working system with a 2.0.30 kernel and sources
> everything but IDE. I thought that I would compile a SCSI and N?W kernel
> on this machine and install it on the target. Got the kernel but during
> booting with this new 2.0.30 kernel, i get a message saying:
> AIC7xxx: Downloading sequencer code...done.
> AIC7xxx: Resetting the SCSI bus...done.
> scsi1: scsi bus busy, waiting upto five seconds.
> scsi1: bus busy, attempting abort
> and the system hangs.
I have had identical problem with AIC-7880 Ultra SCSI and 2.0.30 SMP kernel.
It was cured by pre-patch-31-1. You my try to apply
on top of clean 2.0.30 and test it. It works for me.

Tomasz Motylewski